Scientific Games Cash Flow - Quarterly (NASDAQ:SGMS)

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$44.25 $0.6 (1.34%) SGMS stock closing price Mar 22, 2018 (Closing)

For analyzing any company like Scientific Games from an investment perspective, its important to check the cash flow statement. While its important to look at the Scientific Games debt position, the cash flow statement becomes equally important because public companies use accrual accounting. For example, if a company sells a product which gets counted as Scientific Games revenue but does not convert to cash because it does not receive payment in the same quarter, it affects the cash position for that period. Scientific Games had cash and cash equivalents of $128.7M at beginning of the quarter and $239.7M at quarter end of 2017 Q3. Scientific Games cash flow analysis tells whether or not the company has enough cash for its day to day activities, and for investing for future growth. SGMS decrease in investments stood at a value of $-237.9M for the latest quarter 2017 Q3.

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Fiscal year is Jan - Dec2017 Q32017 Q22017 Q12016 Q42016 Q32016 Q22016 Q12015 Q42015 Q3
Net Income Cash Flow
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow---807.7M565.4M373.7M180.6M1.91B1.23B
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-6M12.6M-68.5M96.3M7.8M18.6M161.8M57.2M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations---------
Other Adjustments Net594.2M406.8M--103.5M-76M-45.6M-5.8M-259.1M-162.8M
Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-206.6M-132.7M-61.3M-256.2M-211.3M-82.4M-34.3M-212.5M-166.8M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-57.7M-52.1M-21.5M------
Increase (Decrease) in Investments23.9M22.4M1.3M24.1M24M22.5M1.5M36M37M
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities2.5M2.5M2M--0.5M-47.9M-16M-87.3M-47.4M
Net Cash from (used by) Investment Activities
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-2.7M-3.9M-0.6M-6.1M-4.7M-4.4M--0.9M-
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-114.1M57.59M40.3M-89.7M-77.5M-65.1M-12.5M-51.3M-38.8M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings125M-45M-45M-50M-45M-15M-15M-90M-70M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions---------
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities-81.3M-47.2M-9.8M-50.2M-34.5M-25M-9.6M-41M-32.5M
Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash4.8M2.8M2.5M-4.9M-1.1M-1.9M1.8M-10.3M-7.1M
Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year128.7M171.8M153.7M109M104.4M124.28M260.13M140.63M29.4M
Cash & Equivalents at Year End239.7M240.8M175.8M115.1M120.9M101.4M145.7M128.7M102.1M
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows can be categorized into the following main sections:

  • Scientific Games had a Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents of $82.8M in the latest quarter 2017 Q3. If a firm is able to grow its cash, it is considered to be a positive signal and could lead to a jump in the Scientific Games stock price, albeit too much cash on hand can imply the company has no or limited avenues for growth in which to invest this cash.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. Scientific Games gained $389M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Growth companies, typically most tech companies; spend heavily on investing activities and this figure stood at $-237.9M for SGMS stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash flow from financing activities shows the flow of cash between Scientific Games and its owners and creditors and was $-73.1M till 2017 Q3. Financing activities allow a company to raise capital, and repay bondholders.

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